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How To Write A D&D One-Shot

A large number of dungeon masters are intimately aware of the problems that come with creating a one-shot adventure for their players. The features that make roleplaying experiences effective (immersive settings, memorable characters, and compelling player motivations) will not be developed over the course one session, in contrast to a lengthy campaign. If you want to keep players engaged over a single story and game session, you must be efficient with your time, both during preparation and while at the gaming table. Effective planning and execution begin with identifying and addressing the critical components of the experience as soon as they [...]

By |2022-04-21T13:42:28+00:00April 21st, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How To Write A D&D One-Shot

How To Write A D&D Character Backstory

Have you ever considered how to create an incredible backstory for one of your Dungeons & Dragons characters? I've been playing D&D for years and wanted to share some of the best resources I've come across. By developing a character concept, sketching typical personality traits, emphasizing major life events, and documenting the character's fears, obsessions, secrets, motivations, family, and appearance, you may construct a history for your D&D character. Additionally, if you need to swiftly create a huge number of humans or NPCs, you may use an online template and automatic background generator. This article will outline some of the [...]

By |2022-04-21T07:25:23+00:00April 21st, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How To Write A D&D Character Backstory

Do Paladins Have To Be Lawful Good in D&D 5e

Paladin characters are often portrayed as being heroic warriors who fight evil. They fight on the side of their god for whatever justice they believe is in their tenets and codes. Part of the reason is that their characters are typically based on crusader ideals, and part of the reason is that gods and religion play a very heavy role in D&D. Paladins are members of a religious order dedicated to fight evil wherever they find it, considering that there are a lot of evil creatures and evil deities in D&D that demand evil deeds to be done on earth. [...]

By |2022-04-19T14:22:33+00:00April 19th, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on Do Paladins Have To Be Lawful Good in D&D 5e

Does Proficiency Add To Damage?

For Dungeons & Dragons beginners, there are certain elements of the game that can be a little harder than others to grasp. Proficiency may well be one of these elements, due to the sheer amount of what goes into the nature of proficiency and how it affects various aspects of your in-game character as well as weapons, armor, etc. We are going to be looking a little closer at proficiency in D&D as well as discerning whether it is able to add to the damage that your character inflicts. Let's get started. What Is Proficiency In D&D? Proficiency is [...]

By |2022-04-12T14:17:58+00:00April 12th, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on Does Proficiency Add To Damage?

D&D Multiclass Guide

D&D is a truly unique game that allows people to not only play through a story in a fantasy setting, but to create and build the setting, story, and virtually all major decisions that affect the game with some guidelines there to help them out. This happens in almost all aspects of the game, and that includes the classes you choose. The problem with classes is that there is only a set amount of them. In normal games, this isn't an issue as the game has limits, boundaries, rules, and restrictions that people accept. However, D&D is all about what [...]

By |2022-04-22T14:57:59+00:00March 29th, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on D&D Multiclass Guide

How To Calculate Saving Throws in D&D 5e

Saving throws are a way for your DM to give you another chance. Let's set the scene. You play a rogue - perhaps a very over-confident, sneaky rogue - and you’re making your way through a treacherous dungeon. You have to be careful, each step could be your last! Your party gives you that terrible command - 'hey, can you search for traps?' So you go ahead. This is your job, after all, you have high perception, and you're ready to guide your party through the dungeon, keeping them safe, noticing small irregularities in the floor that might mean traps. [...]

By |2022-04-22T14:33:24+00:00March 25th, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How To Calculate Saving Throws in D&D 5e

How To Start A D&D Campaign

While worldbuilding is an interesting and rewarding aspect of the roleplaying game hobby, many dungeon masters have difficulty establishing their campaign world. How do you begin a Dungeons & Dragons campaign once you've created the world, the characters, and the starting location? Your list has multiple lines that should be crossed out. Is a starting point identified? Is the first narrative outlined? Is the introductory scene complete? Where will the campaign officially launch? In this article, we will look at several core elements of your D&D campaign that you will need to decide upon before beginning to play. What [...]

By |2022-04-22T10:51:37+00:00March 24th, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How To Start A D&D Campaign

How Many Bonus Actions Per Turn in D&D 5e

There are many different types of actions in a standard game of D&D, the fifth edition included. For new players or those who have not played in a while, it can be confusing to learn the differences between every action and know when to take them, or when to wait it out. Not only that, but you have to learn what characters can use what actions, and how many actions can be used in a turn. And then, once you've finally learned all this information, there are the bonus actions that need to be studied. Bonus actions add a layer [...]

By |2022-04-21T21:00:51+00:00March 24th, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How Many Bonus Actions Per Turn in D&D 5e

How Many Spells Can A Druid Prepare in D&D 5e?

Druids are the most versatile and diverse class in the game, because they are able to use spells to help in various situations. However, this does not mean that they can just get out of any trouble easily, and there are limits to their powers that players must abide by in-game. All players are bound by rules that keep things as fair as possible and promote maximum enjoyment; to what extent can Druids prepare for every eventuality? You can only prepare a specific number of spells at any one time, which means you must choose carefully. We'll talk you through [...]

By |2022-04-21T13:22:20+00:00March 24th, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How Many Spells Can A Druid Prepare in D&D 5e?

What Is Passive Perception in D&D 5e?

There are many terms and concepts you need to get your head around when you first start playing Dungeons and Dragons. They have a range of uses within the game, and so it is necessary to understand them all thoroughly so that you know how to play properly. The Player's Handbook covers a lot of these in depth, which is useful for referring to whenever you're unsure. The most recent 5th edition of the game has changed certain things regarding how gameplay works, so it can be confusing even if you're used to earlier versions. Don't worry, though - we're [...]

By |2022-04-20T15:29:51+00:00March 23rd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on What Is Passive Perception in D&D 5e?
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